Plant Care Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini

Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini

Reviewed by: | Last Updated: 09/23/2023

About Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini

Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Colocasia 'Bikini-Tini'

How to care for Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini


How often to water your Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini

Water needs for Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini
0.5 cups
every 9

Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini

Elephant Ear Bikini-Tini

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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